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North America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and height
Updated Sep 02, 09:03 AM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known Mount McKinley, is now officially 10 feet shorter, measuring 20,310 feet at its highest point, the U.S. Geological Survey announced Wednesday. The previous measurement of 20,320 feet stemmed from a 1953 survey that used the technology ...
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Sony says 'Concussion' wasn't softened to placate NFL
Updated Sep 02, 11:41 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked in the hack of Sony Pictures, The New York Times reported Tuesday that "Concussion" was altered to avoid antagonizing the NFL. The Times quoted one email that discusses a top Sony lawyer ...
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